Quality of Life After Heart Transplantation

  • C. E. Skotzko


The number of patients undergoing heart transplantation (HTx) has increased over the years as transplantation has become a therapeutic option for individuals with end-stage cardiac disease. One-year survival rates now approach 80-90% (Chapters 43 and 44), providing a real ‘gift of life’ to those who are fortunate enough to receive a donor organ.


Sexual Function Heart Transplantation Heart Lung Transplant Stable Heart Failure Social Satisfaction 
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